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How to overcome culture shock while studying abroad in Europe

Before delving into these tips, it is important for you to note that culture shock is absolutely normal – so don’t worry!  From not-so-familiar cuisine to changing seasons, adjusting to life in an Asian or European, or American university could be challenging. It will take time and some expert guidance, and the latter is provided […]

How to overcome culture shock while studying in the USA

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Culture shock is an experience that a person may have when faced with an unfamiliar environment – like can happen when you go to a new country to study abroad. Moving from your home country will not be easy at first. You will face challenges when you arrive in your new country. Things like how […]

Preparing For Study Abroad: Top Things You Need To Know

Studying abroad is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Before you can learn a new language, immerse yourself in the local culture and create lifelong experiences, you need to prepare to travel to another country. It doesn’t simply mean getting your passport and packing your suitcase, but you will need to prepare extensively. We have put together a […]

Why study in USA: Reasons that matter


Deciding to study in the U.S. is a gateway to exciting opportunities in both your career and social life. Universities in the U.S. offer an all-rounded education with so many prestigious educational programs to choose from. And, of course, if English is not your native language, you will also get a chance to improve your […]

Best Foundation Courses in UK

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The International Foundation programme is for International students that have completed high school in their home country and who wish to pursue their Bachelor degree at a UK university. Unless you have completed A-levels, the International Baccalaureate (IB) or a French Bac (as opposed to an Ivorian, Senegalese, etc. Bac) then you will need a […]

How to manage a food budget while at University in Ireland

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Ireland is an island nation located in Europe famous for its culture the world over. Ireland is a favourite study destination for African students. If you love literature, history, and nature, Ireland should be your number one choice for your undergraduate or graduate degree.  The Irish people are proud of their culture and work hard […]

Best Universities in Dublin, Ireland

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Dublin is a perfect city for students with excellent institutions of higher learning. Dublin universities are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities coupled with historic surroundings. The city of Dublin is home to top universities according to the QS and Times Higher Education world university rankings. These historic institutes have produced world-famous leaders and business moguls in […]

7 Ways to Beat Homesickness Whilst Studying Abroad

Studying abroad is a dream for many African and other international students. But it can be challenging, especially the very first weeks since you’re in a new environment with unfamiliar faces. And that’s where homesickness kicks in, and you can’t avoid it. Do you think or miss going back home? Yes, you do. But you […]

Study in the USA – Kevin’s Story

What I Know Now That I Wish I knew Before Studying abroad is a dream for many African and other international students. You want to study in the best universities in the world to prepare yourself for the employment world. Getting a job is not a walk in the park. That’s why you may want […]

Studying abroad and growing up

Ah studying abroad!! Seeing what the world has to offer, meeting new people and experiencing new cultures, among other things (wink, wink). All some of the many, many reasons why plenty of Africans opt to leave their home countries to pursues higher education in other countries.  However, the enticing courses you will take will not […]

7 Ways Study Abroad prepares you for life

Do you want to stand out among the other job seekers and enjoy a study abroad experience? If yes, you need a diploma or a degree from some of the best universities in the world. You ought to seek top-quality education by studying abroad in countries like the USA, UK, Canada, and Australia. With international […]

What to pack when studying abroad in the USA

Everything happens so quickly. You have selected your university of choice, and your admission has been accepted. Similarly, you’ve received an acceptance to a fantastic study abroad program, and you’re eager to depart.  Your visa is ready, and you have booked your plane ticket. You know where you will be living – accommodation is taken […]

Best States to Study in USA

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Four Famous states to consider for your Bachelor in the USA The United States of America is a vast country made up of 50 states and 1000s of different cities. Some of them are so different from each other, you will feel as if you are in a completely different country. It is important to […]

Food to Try in the US While Studying Abroad

No more traditional African dishes! No more street food! You’re now in an unfamiliar culture. You can bet their meals are way different than what you were used to eating back at home. But, please don’t be afraid. Kevin is here to help prepare you a meal plan for your study abroad experience in the […]

Study in Germany

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Study in Germany Guide for African Students 2022 [catch-breadcrumb] Study in Germany Germany is the economic powerhouse of Europe with the continent’s largest economy. This is fuelled by the largest population in Europe, of over 83 million people. Once known as the “Land of Poets and Thinkers”, Germany has played an historic role in education. […]

6 Tips for Social Distancing When You Travel

COVID-19 has dramatically changed travel and holiday situations around the world. We have seen various governments place some measures in curbing the spread of the coronavirus. Some of the actions include a total lockdown, travel restrictions, and wearing masks while in public.   However, the COVID-19 measures are slowly starting to ease following the production of […]

Why You Should Study in Germany

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5 reasons why you should study in Germany Germany, is among the countries with the best economy globally, is home to many international students. It is also a land of many opportunities with a low unemployment rate, which means readily available jobs. It is a safe and beautiful country to live in too. Germany is […]

More Benefits of Study Abroad

Studying abroad can benefit your career and education. At the same time, it is a rewarding experience. If you are planning to study abroad at a university, here are eight ways to make the most of it. Improve your language skills Taking a course abroad can help you learn new language skills. While studying a […]

Benefits of Studying Abroad

Studying abroad can benefit your education and, perhaps most importantly, your career in the long-term. At the same time, it is a rewarding experience. If you are planning to study abroad at a university, here are eight ways to make the most of it. Improve your language skills Taking a course abroad can help you […]